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Fighting emperors of Byzantium

Author: John C Carr
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Eastern Roman or 'Byzantine' Empire had to fight for survival throughout its long history so military ability was a prime requisite for a successful Emperor. John Carr concentrates on the personal and military histories of the more capable war fighters to occupy the imperial throne at Constantinople. They include men like it's founder Constantine I , Julian, Theodosius, Justinian, Heraclius, Leo I, Leo III,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carr, John
Fighting Emperors of Byzantium
Havertown : Pen and Sword,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Carr
ISBN: 9781473856400 147385640X
OCLC Number: 905649797
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Prologue; List of Plates; Chapter 1: From Rome to Byzantium: Constantine the Great and his Successors; Chapter 2: Goths, Huns and Theodosius; Chapter 3: Justinian I, The War Manager; Chapter 4: Heraclius, Christian Soldier; Chapter 5: Leo the Isaurian Saves Europe; Chapter 6: Blood on the Floor: A Cacophony of Emperors; Chapter 7: The Macedonians; Chapter 8: The Bulgar-Slayer and Lesser Figures; Chapter 9: Rear-Guard Heroism: Romanos Diogenes; Chapter 10: The Komnene Revival and The Crusades; Chapter 11: Angeli and Latins Chapter 12: Constantine Goes Down FightingEpilogue; Notes and References; Sources and Further Reading; Byzantine Emperors 313-1453; Index
Responsibility: John C. Carr.

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Fighting Emperors of Byzantium assesses the contribution of those Emperors whose military leadership determined the survival of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire for a thousand years after the  Read more...

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